In the Linux Release Roundup series, we summarize the new distribution and application version releases in the past week. This keeps you informed of the latest developments in the Linux world.
Ubuntu 22.04 Beta Released
Ubuntu 22.04 beta is now available to download along with several new Ubuntu-based distros like Pop!_OS 22.04, and Ubuntu MATE 22.04 (and other flavours).
Numerous major upgrades with the latest version. You can learn more about it in our coverage, or wait for the stable release later this month.
Lutris 0.5.10 Released
Lutris is a popular game launcher for Linux users. You can access games from your Steam library, GOG, and other sources including Epic Games.
With the latest v0.5.10 release, Lutris has officially added the Steam Deck support. The developer also mentioned focusing on its Flatpak release next. You can read more about it in its GitHub release section.
Nitrux 2.1 Released
Nitrux 2.1 introduces support for the newer Linux Kernel 5.17 and also updates the KDE Plasma desktop environment i.e 5.24.4
You can read more about it in its official announcement post.
Deepin 20.5 Released
Deepin 20.5 is an interesting upgrade, introducing face unlock support for the first time.
It also includes numerous other changes, read our coverage to learn more about it.
Claws Mail 4.1 Released
Claws Mail 4.1 comes loaded with a new text zooming feature for the message view. You can use it by pressing CTRL + scroll up/down the mouse wheel.
There are more technical improvements in this release that you can find in their official announcement.